Microphlebectomy in Boulder, Colorado (CO)

Many options exist for correcting painful varicose veins, but some are not as effective if the problem veins are particularly large. A microphlebectomy, however, is an excellent procedure for eliminating these dark, unsightly bulges. A doctor performs a microphlebectomy on an outpatient basis, and it usually takes under an hour. The process involves mapping the problem veins through imaging, numbing the surrounding tissue, and making small vertical incisions from which sections of the problem vein may be removed. Because these incisions are so small, stitches are not used, and bleeding is very limited. Any scarring from these cuts is so tiny that it is difficult to see once healing is completed. Once the microphlebectomy has been performed, the surgical area is covered with a sterile dressing, and compression stockings are applied. These are used for up to two weeks to apply continued support to the area, which results in less bruising. Because the procedure is less-invasive than traditional varicose vein surgery, most patients can return their daily activities the day after a microphlebectomy has been performed. A microphlebectomy may be covered by medical insurance if the procedure is deemed medically necessary. Most of these procedures are performed by a certified specialist or phlebotomist, and you can schedule a consultation with this provider before the surgery. Call today to see if this procedure could solve your varicose vein problems.


About Boulder Vein Center

Experts at Boulder Vein Center are specialized in a wide array of venous conditions. Whether for medical or aesthetic reasons, our comprehensive Medical Team works closely to provide innovative treatment options for virtually all vein problems. Boulder Vein Center is dedicated to providing advanced treatment of venous diseases. Board Certified Surgeon, Dr. Richard Fox, has the expertise to provide complete vein care treatment using the latest techniques with a gentle touch.

Why Patients Prefer Boulder Vein Center?


  • We provide diagnostic and treatment measures using the most current equipment and techniques.
  • Dr. Richard Fox is a Board-Certified surgeon. You will receive expert medical care, whether you come to us seeking treatment for spider veins or more advanced forms of vein disease.
  • Patients are treated in the convenience of our comfortable, state-of-the-art office.
  • We offer a wide range of vein treatment options which allow you to return to your normal routine and activities as quickly as possible.
  • We accept most major insurance providers, as well as Medicare. Our on-site insurance experts will work with you and your insurance carrier.
Boulder Vein Center is a blingual facility with fluency in English and Spanish. Our dedicated, friendly staff will be more than happy to serve you.

Boulder Vein Center is committed to excellence in the treatment of various venous disorders. We hope you find our website informative. Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here for you.


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